> From: Erika Meyer > > >so? > > From the client standpoint, XHTML = > forwards-compatibility. ahhh... cuz browsers in the future won't support HTML... after all, it's so radically different from XHTML and all... i don't mean to sound snotty, but i do... anyway, if you have a DTD, what does it matter? did support for HTML 2.0 or 3.2 fall away? i know it's not exactly the same, but with the similarity between HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0, the parsers are gonna be able to handle HTML in browsers for years to come... and think of all the 'legacy' pages that will exist... and how many will have been built by the major browser manufacturers? their own sites probably won't change to XHTML, certainly not strict, for some time to come... after all, they want *everyone* to be able to d/l their browser... > From the author's standpoint, working with XHTML > is preparation for > continuing use of XHTML and XML down the road. continuing use is the same as starting it in case you haven't already... and if you haven't got a reason to start it, why continue it? ...uh... it's the XML reason i can understand, but not much beyond that... not yet, at least... > HTML is dead! Long live XHTML! i thought it was "HTML is dead ! Long live HTML !"